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geoff rimmer19/01/2021 23:39:04
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ive got a 70's student with broken ball oilers is there a way of removing them without drilling because of swarf ?

Hopper20/01/2021 00:25:20
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Screw a PK screw in the hole in the top of the oiler and lever it out with nail pulling pliers etc or a slide hammer or even a stack of washers under the head of the screw as you tighten it down.

not done it yet20/01/2021 05:38:36
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Search ‘oilers’. Read applicable threads, particularly the ‘press button oilers’.

Brian Wood20/01/2021 09:28:22
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Hopper has it right, the method works without generating any debris

Brian

Bo'sun20/01/2021 10:11:37
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I've used screw extractors to good effect. A magnetic pick-up tool can be useful to make sure there isn't any broken spring in the hole. Any brass swarf might be a little more difficult, although tiny spoon ended dental picks can come to the rescue.

Ady120/01/2021 12:40:23
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Sometimes you can just tap a small screwdriver under the lip and lever them out

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